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Maker(s):Kollwitz, Käthe
Culture:German (1867 - 1945)
Title:Bewaffnung in einem Gewölbe (Arming in a Vault), composition study for the lithograph Arming in a Vault (1902) and for plate IV of the print cycle Peasants' War (1906)
Date Made:1905-1906
Materials:black, burnt sienna and light ochre chalks on heavy red-brown wove paper
Place Made:Germany
Measurements:sheet: 23 1/2 x 20 in.; 59.69 x 50.8 cm
Narrative Inscription:  undated, signed in black chalk at lower right: Käthe Kollwitz, inscribed in black chalk at lower right: Fackelbarbe / trübes Rut / Schwarzbraun
Accession Number:  SC 1958.50
Credit Line:Purchased
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art

dark street with figures crowded under an arch leading back to a burning building

architecture; men; women; violence; activists; narrative; politics; poverty

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